Archives for September 2015

Maternity Fashion: Dressing My Baby Bump

IMG_0002When I found out I was pregnant again, I was beyond unprepared!  After my second child, I purged every single item of maternity clothing I had – said I was done having children.  Clearly that wasn’t how it went, as evidenced by baby number three.  I had a little scrambling to do to get myself to look decent during this pregnancy.  So for those who are less than prepared, like I was, here is a glimpse of how I kept myself warm and a little trendy during pregnancy: My Fall and Winter Maternity Fashion: Dressing my baby bump! Continue reading “Maternity Fashion: Dressing My Baby Bump” »

Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins: Copycat Recipe!

plated muffinsIf I’ve never mentioned it, I LOVE Fall!  Love it.  Love love love love love…..Are you following me?  And by the way, I actually have mentioned it before.  I believe it was around this same time two years ago when I went on and on here at Mom of the South about how excited I am that it’s fall.  Anyway, so yes, I love fall.  And pumpkins.  And leaves that change colors.  And cooler air.  But my favorite thing about fall is the new world of recipes that you can make, and not feel like a weirdo.  You don’t make pickles around Christmas, and you don’t make Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins around Easter.  So it’s finally fall, and that means that you get this amazing (oh so delicious, wonderful, incredible!) copycat recipe for Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins! Continue reading “Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins: Copycat Recipe!” »

Getting My Body Back After Baby – Month 1

Body after baby design

Moms are amazing!  Our bodies do incredible things, and we manage to exist and perform on a stupid low amount of sleep!  So when the time comes when our doctors have delivered our precious babies, and then they “release us to start exercising” again, if you’re like me, you probably thought…Ummm…Sure.  But I didn’t want to be the mom who looked like a mom.  I wanted to be the mom who looked amazing!  So as soon as I got the thumbs up from the OB, I got to work.  This is the first part of my journey! How I’m getting my body back after baby – month 1 🙂 Continue reading “Getting My Body Back After Baby – Month 1” »

I Don’t Care That You Breastfeed


Baby Eating FormulaThere. I said it. I. Don’t. Care. You amazing moms who make feeding your baby look so simple. You moms who brag on social media that you’re still breastfeeding exclusively at 6 months. You moms who are breastfeeding your 2-year-old AND your newborn. You moms whose bodies didn’t give you the finger when you asked it to do what nature intended. I don’t care that you breastfeed. Continue reading “I Don’t Care That You Breastfeed” »

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